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Tuckermannopsis americana (Spreng.) Hale

Tuckermannopsis americana is a lichenous species of Fungi in the family Parmeliaceae, with a foliose growth habit. It is a symbiotroph.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/lichenous
  • Definition: Organism generally recognized as a single organism that consists of a fungus and an alga or cyanobacterium living in symbiotic association. Often attached to solid objects such as rocks or living or dead wood rather than soil.
  • Attribution: Modified from PLANTS Database Growth Habits Codes and Definitions: https://plants.usda.gov/growth_habits_def.html
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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/foliose
  • Definition: leaflike, with flat sheets of tissue not tightly bound
  • Attribution: http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/fungi/lichens/lichenmm.html
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